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2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

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2021 Honda
CR-V Hybrid

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2021 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*
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$30,560 to $36,350
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$25,245 to $39,095
Invoice* $28,654 to $33,511 $24,235 to $37,531
MPG - City 40 21 - 23
MPG - Hwy 35 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V Hybrid than in the Volkswagen Tiguan. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda CR-V Hybrid and the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda CR-V Hybrid as you will with the Volkswagen Tiguan, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda CR-V Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Honda CR-V Hybrid and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda CR-V Hybrid is about the same width as the Volkswagen Tiguan. When looking at overall length, the Honda CR-V Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Drivetrain
The Honda CR-V Hybrid has much lower torque than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda CR-V Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Tiguan, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda CR-V Hybrid will do just as well as the Volkswagen Tiguan, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda CR-V Hybrid has a lot less horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
The Honda CR-V Hybrid has less seating than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making the Volkswagen Tiguan the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Honda CR-V Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda CR-V Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Tiguan.